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New Cancer Doctor to start at Gila Regional Cancer Center
Full-time medical oncology services to start in Silver City area in early 2019. Newswise — The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center announced today that newly hired staff physician Antonio Fontelonga, MD, will provide medical oncology care at Gila Regional Cancer Center starting in e
Mayor with gun protests high security at New Mexico Capitol
All Nathan Dial wanted was a piece of paper explaining the rules. The automatic pistol he wore on his right hip might have delayed a response to his request. Dial, 50, mayor of the small Torrance County town of Estancia, went to the state Capitol on Tuesday not only to hear Gov. Michelle Lujan Grish
Governor ends fuss over Morales successor
Getting elected governor of New Mexico by 14 percentage points doesn’t mean you’ll get everything you want in Silver City. Settling a short but heated battle within her own party and ending an impasse with three Southwestern New Mexico counties, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday appointed Gab
Felon picked up on firearms, drug charges
A Santa Clara man with a lengthy history of interactions with law enforcement is back in jail after being charged with several felonies related to weapons found during traffic stops. Steven Escobar, 30, was arrested Saturday and remains in the Grant County Detention Center.
WNMU To Host 2019 Southwest Regional Science Olympiad Competition
Silver City, NM – About 400 middle school and high school students from two dozen schools in southwest New Mexico will compete during the Southwest Regional Science Olympiad Competition at Western New Mexico University on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
Silver City torch relay kicks off National Senior Olympic Games
The chilly wind didn’t keep folks from turning out at Gough Park on Saturday morning to watch the first torch relay for the launch of the National Senior Olympic Games, to be hosted in Albuquerque this year, June 14-25.
Jury finds New Mexico man guilty of murdering wife
FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) - A San Juan County man has been found guilty of murdering his common-law wife. In February 2017, the San Juan County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call from Johnson Mud.
BREAKING: Governor appoints Ramos to Senate
After two days of uncertainty, Grant County and District 28 have a new state Senator — Gabe Ramos. Online outlet the Grant County Beat first reported the appointment earlier today, but Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s press secretary, Tripp Stelnicki, told the Daily Press at 3:19 p.m. Wednesday that th
Great Entertainment with a Conscience
On Thursday, January 24, the Grant County Community Concert Association hosts a unique and highly entertaining group—Vocal Trash—performing at 7 p.m. at the WNMU Fine Arts Theater. Best described as "entertainment with a conscience,” Vocal Trash is an urban-themed, Broadway style production that rec
Technology training at Silver City Public Library
The Silver City Public Library has announced regularly-occurring free technology learning opportunities from January through April 2019, offered in partnership with other community organizations.
Group of nearly 250 immigrants arrested at New Mexico border
ANTELOPE WELLS, N.M. – U.S. Border Patrol agents in New Mexico say a group of nearly 250 immigrants are in custody after turning themselves in to authorities at the Antelope Wells Port of Entry.
Memorial Service Set For WNMU Alumnus, Former Regent and Honorary Degree Holder, David Darling
Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University alumnus, former regent and honorary degree holder, David Darling, Ed.D., who passed away at age 89 on Monday, January 14, will be laid to rest next week.
Reports: Two in critical condition following avalanche in New Mexico
TAOS, N.M. (FOX 10) -- Reports in New Mexico say two people are in serious condition, following an avalanche at Taos Ski Valley. According to television station KRQE, a FOX affiliate in Albuquerque, the two skiiers were buried in an avalanche. On its unverified Facebook page, the Taos Ski Valley Cha
Gov. hasn’t blinked on Senate appointment
A standoff between the three counties in Senate District 28 and New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham continues today, one day after the opening of the 2019 Legislature. The District 28 seat was left vacant on Dec. 31, when now-Lt. Gov. Howie Morales resigned just prior to his swearing-in ceremony
Bayard moves forward on wastewater plant projects
The Bayard City Council cut back a contract for the city’s wastewater dewatering project during their Monday meeting — and swore in Charles Kelly as the city’s newest councilor.
Ribbon Cutting at Grant County Art Guild Guild Gallery
On Friday, January 11, a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house was held at the new Grant County Art Guild Gallery in the Hester House Building. The gallery is located at 316 North Bullard Street in downtown Silver City, New Mexico.
WILL January Lunch and Learn programs
Description: We will explore the role of amphibians and reptiles in the secular and religious life of the ancient Maya. These animals were represented in the thought, mythology, and religion of the indigenous people of southern Mexico. Snakes are ubiquitous in all aspects of Maya artistic expression
Counties unswayed by governor’s request for new names
County commissioners in Grant, Socorro and Catron counties seemed unpersuaded to change course Sunday evening, just hours after the county leaders received an email from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sent at 8:30 Saturday night requesting additional names for the District 28 state Senate seat vacated
Resident demands U.S. 180 widening
In the wake of a New Year’s Day crash that took the lives of two, including Grant County musician Omar Holguin, Silver City resident Al Gamboa stood before the Silver City Town Council on Tuesday night to advocate for the long-awaited widening of U.S. 180 between Deming and Bayard.
Fitness is fun: Cross-country walker visits Jose Barrios
A woman walking her way across the U.S.A. stopped in Silver City and spoke to students at Jose Barrios Elementary about living a healthy lifestyle and pursuing their dreams. Ari Ramos of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., has spoken at 30 schools across the United States since leaving Jacksonville, Fla. She